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Speak, so I Might See You! Afro-German Literature - Mixed Race ...

Mixed-race women's experiences cannot be separated from the history of race and gender politics and contemporary racial debates. The history of hybridity is one in which bodies of mixed-race people have been observed, ...
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biracial literature #4: not making racial identity the whole story ...

biracial literature #4: not making racial identity the whole story ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Another point it brought up without making it a point at all (hooray for narratives dealing with race not being ONLY about race!) ... This entry was posted in books and tagged identity, books, race, review, biracial narratives.
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biracial literature #3: the finding-identity-by-going-on-a-literal ...

biracial literature #3: the finding-identity-by-going-on-a-literal ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
I guess I'm a bit early when I call this a trope in biracial narratives, but it's certainly a YA trope: if you're trying to figure yourself out, get yourself literally thrown into a journey, get found or find yourself, and then find yourself ...
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Mixed Race Pre-Teens of All Nations: Unmasking the Invisible ...

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Product DescriptionMixed race people are always told what they should identify as. It's very difficult to fit neatly into America's idea of “race.” Some mixed race individuals battle others issues other than race such as: ...
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Vegetable Garden Plans – Finding Grace: Two Sisters and the ...

Vegetable Garden Plans – Finding Grace: Two Sisters and the ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
In her widely acclaimed, bestselling memoir, “The Sweeter the Juice,” Shirlee Taylor Haizlip asked us to redefine our concepts of race and family by examining her biracial heritage — how different gradations of dark and light skin led to a split in...
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Iain Haley Pollock, Spit Back A Boy « Mixed Reader

Iain Haley Pollock, Spit Back A Boy « Mixed Reader | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Mixed Reader. A blog of mixed race literature. November 17, 2011 ... In the poem “Recessive Gene,” Pollock addresses mixed identity through a child who searches for belonging. After being told by other children that they all were Black on the ...
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Amazon.com: An Anthology of Interracial Literature: Black-White Contacts in the Old World and the New (9780814781449): Werner Sollors: Books

Amazon.com: An Anthology of Interracial Literature: Black-White Contacts in the Old World and the New (9780814781449): Werner Sollors: Books...
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Amazon.com: One Sister's Song eBook: Karen DeGroot Carter: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: One Sister's Song eBook: Karen DeGroot Carter: Kindle Store | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: One Sister's Song eBook: Karen DeGroot Carter: Kindle Store (One Sister's Song: Audrey Conarroe, a biracial woman, never planned to move back to her small, predominantly whi...)...
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'Poetry has become an essential part of my being' - Iowa City Press Citizen

'Poetry has become an essential part of my being' - Iowa City Press Citizen | biracial literature | Scoop.it
'Poetry has become an essential part of my being'Iowa City Press Citizen“There was a slow revelation of the poet's biography, the story of his childhood as a mixed-race child, marriage, fatherhood, the end of the marriage, all covered in poetry,”...
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My Article on Nella Larsen's Passing | States of Higher Education

... Homer Plessy as subject) but also strengthened existing miscegenation statutes by forbidding the social commingling of the races, narrative treatments of interracial sexual unions featuring characters who "passed" racially ...
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Voorhees author addresses growing up biracial - The Voorhees Sun

Voorhees author addresses growing up biracial - The Voorhees Sun | biracial literature | Scoop.it
The Voorhees SunVoorhees author addresses growing up biracialThe Voorhees SunA Voorhees woman has written a book that she hopes will help parents of biracial children deal with unique challenges.
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Mark Whitaker Memoir Takes on Biracial Identity

Mark Whitaker Memoir Takes on Biracial Identity | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Now, at a time when people are discussing whether America has become a post-racial society with the election of President Barack Obama, a biracial man who identifies as black, Whitaker has penned of “My Long Trip Home ...
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Apricot Brown Mixed Race Children's Book ~ The Mommy Factor

Apricot Brown Mixed Race Children's Book ~ The Mommy Factor | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Apricot Brown Mixed Race Children's Book. Posted by Nikki @ Mommy Factor on 4:14 PM. The character in Apricot Brown: Miss Undefinable is based on the author's, Dana Drucker- Solano, own diverse background and ...
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Pepper: Biracial Struggles

Pepper: Biracial Struggles | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Biracial Struggles. English 321. April 27, 2010. WSU Black nor White Biracial struggles in the Harlem Renaissance Struggling for a racial identity was a common theme expressed in literature stemming from the post slavery era and ....
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Dreaming In Books: Review: If I Tell by Janet Gurtler

Dreaming In Books: Review: If I Tell by Janet Gurtler | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Her tenderness with racial issues (especially in regards to her boyfriend) felt a little glossed over by the conflict of the secret, and I felt like her intensity for it made some parts difficult to relate to (or forgive) because of how the...
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Fluttering Butterflies: Characters that are mixed race/caught between ...

Fluttering Butterflies: Characters that are mixed race/caught between ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Growing up, I've always had that confusion about being mixed-race. I was never sure where I fit in, it seemed like everyone else viewed me in a way that I didn't see myself. And what I have always needed and wanted was to ...
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Biracial in America: Forming and Performing Racial Identity online ...

Biracial in America: Forming and Performing Racial Identity online ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Elected in 2008, Barack Obama made history as the first African American president of the United States. Though recognized as the son of a white Kansas-born mother and a black Kenyan father, the media and public have ...
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What Are You? Voices of Mixed-Race Young People by Pearl Fuyo ...

What Are You? Voices of Mixed-Race Young People by Pearl Fuyo ... | biracial literature | Scoop.it
A good collection includes a diversity of books. This book contains the voices of mixed-race youth, a group often underrepresented in literature, so is an important piece to include in a collection for young people.
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American Mixed-Race Literature: Cultural ... - Mixed Race Studies

This dissertation focuses on recent instances of mixed race literature in American culture such as Danzy Senna's novel Caucasia, Rebecca Walker's Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self, ...
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Hafu - a film about the experiences of mixed-Japanese living in Japan -- IndieGoGo

Hafu - a film about the experiences of mixed-Japanese living in Japan -- IndieGoGo | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Japan is changing. Meet the new generation of mixed-Japanese.
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Amazon.com: Neither Black nor White yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (9780674607804): Werner Sollors: Books

Amazon.com: Neither Black nor White yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (9780674607804): Werner Sollors: Books | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Neither Black nor White yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (9780674607804): Werner Sollors: Books...
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Midnight's Orphans

Midnight's Orphans | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Anglo-Indians in Post/Colonial Literature...
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Reading In Color

Reading In Color | biracial literature | Scoop.it
@kazmahoney Researching mixed-race characters in kids'/YA fiction. You come rec'd via http://t.co/pusJES4u - Any suggestions?
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Mixed Dreams: Mixed Dreams Guest: Rita Kamani-Renedo

Mixed Dreams: Mixed Dreams Guest: Rita Kamani-Renedo | biracial literature | Scoop.it
My “multi” friends and I had long contemplated the need for a conversation about multiraciality and mixed-heritage that is situated within New York's unique historical context—a fabric that is woven from narratives of immigration, urban decay and...
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Corner Books: Monica Brown's Latino focus inspires - ScrippsNews

Corner Books: Monica Brown's Latino focus inspires - ScrippsNews | biracial literature | Scoop.it
Corner Books: Monica Brown's Latino focus inspiresScrippsNewsAt Northern Arizona University, Brown specializes in teaching US Latino and multicultural literature.
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